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Adding a multiple table data set to a GridView control

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Bahram Moinvaziri
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Bahram Moinvaziri asked on 21 Nov 2008, 04:49 PM
I wanted to add a dataset which has three tables that are independant (i.e. do not have any relations). I use the following code to do this but it does not work.  What do i need to do?  I expect it to show me three plus signs one for each table in the same grid but it does not it only shows the "Report" table.
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// radGridViewFCDetails  from the designer



this.radGridViewFCDetails.AllowShowFocusCues = true;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.AutoGenerateHierarchy = true;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.AutoGenerateHierarchyFromDataSet = true;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.AutoSizeRows = true;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.EnableAlternatingRowColor = true;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.EnableHotTracking = false;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(3, 17);
this.radGridViewFCDetails.Margin = new System.Windows.Forms.Padding(0);
this.radGridViewFCDetails.Name = "radGridViewFCDetails";
this.radGridViewFCDetails.ShowGroupPanel = false;
this.radGridViewFCDetails.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(702, 205);
this.radGridViewFCDetails.TabIndex = 64;


// these lines are in another function
radGridViewFCDetails.EnableHotTracking = false;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.EnableGrouping = true;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.AllowAddNewRow = false;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.AllowEditRow = false;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.AllowDeleteRow = false;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.EnableFiltering = false;
radGridViewFCDetails.MasterGridViewTemplate.AutoSizeColumnsMode = Telerik.WinControls.UI.GridViewAutoSizeColumnsMode.Fill;
radGridViewFCDetails.AutoGenerateHierarchy = true;
GridViewTemplate template1 = new GridViewTemplate();
template1.DataSource = fcResultsData.Tables["Summary"];

GridViewTemplate template2 = new GridViewTemplate();
template2.DataSource = fcResultsData.Tables["Error"];
radGridViewFCDetails.DataSource = fcResultsData.Tables["Report"];

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answered on 24 Nov 2008, 04:28 PM
Hi Bahram Moinvaziri,

Thank you for your question.

Currently you can only add multiple tables in a chain hierarchy. In other words the only allowed hierarchy is the following:

Table --> ChildTable --> ... --> ChildTable

Do not hesitate to contact me if you have more questions.

All the best,
the Telerik team

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